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Bahrain: Highway Horror Takes A Life In Jidhafs

Tragedy struck on Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman Highway near Jidhafs when a bus lost control, careening into a group of on-duty road workers.

The horrific accident claimed one life and left several others severely injured.

The identities of the victims have not been released, and it remains unclear if the bus driver or any passengers sustained injuries in the crash.

Eyewitnesses described the harrowing scene to the Daily Tribune, recounting how the bus suddenly swerved off its path and ploughed into the workers engaged in road paving activities.

The tragedy unfolded as the bus was transporting passengers towards Manama.

The collision left the highway littered with debris, with the front of the bus heavily damaged.

The force of the impact was so immense that it mangled the workers’ equipment, sending pieces flying across the road.

Emergency responders, including Civil Defence officers and the National Ambulance crew, swiftly arrived at the scene.

They worked to transport the injured to hospitals and clear the scattered debris from the highway.

Authorities have launched an investigation into the cause of the accident.

Initial reports suggest that the driver lost control of the bus, leading to the fatal collision.

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